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Boston Book Festival in Roxbury 2018 has ended
Saturday, October 13 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
African Drumming

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We're kicking up the beat with this high-energy African drumming performance by acclaimed local performers and teachers, Akili Jamal Haynes and Joh Camara. The duo will fill the festival with their rhythms and leave us with an unforgettable session.

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Joh Camara

Sidi Mohamed Camara, popularly known as “Joh,” was born in Bamako, Mali in West Africa. Surrounded by great artists and musicians as a child, Joh started traditional dance and drumming at the age of five. With his award-winning dance companies (Troupe Sewa, Troupe Mande, Troupe... Read More →
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Akili Jamal Haynes

Akili Jamal Haynes is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who began his career at age 15 as a trombonist under the mentorship of Wynton Marsalis. Three years later, he was touring with Illinois Jacquet’s Big Band. He currently performs with several ensembles and has participated... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Bolling Foyer, Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building 2300 Washington St., Dudley Square, Roxbury